Blockchain Takes Off

Report Overview

Author: Chami Akmeemana
Release Date: October 23, 2017

Abstract:

This research looks at innovation to improve the passenger experience in terms of ticketing efficiencies, frequent flyer rewards, and passenger compensation and to maximize crew flight bookings, maintenance, safety record keeping, the capacity of charter flight, and efficiencies in cargo, customs, and clearing.

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